The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for MSTest skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSTest
South West / Bristol
Rank 114 - 131
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 17 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.93% - 0.052%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.76% - 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 1
Median salary £50,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

MSTest is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 357 366 386
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 19.55% 19.71% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 320 333 328
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,350 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing MSTest as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MSTest in Bristol

MSTest
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSTest in Bristol.

Salary trend for MSTest in Bristol

MSTest
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MSTest in Bristol over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MSTest in Bristol

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing MSTest also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 29 (96.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (73.33%) C#
2 22 (73.33%) .NET
3 21 (70.00%) TDD
3 21 (70.00%) NUnit
4 20 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (60.00%) WCF
6 17 (56.67%) Inversion of Control
6 17 (56.67%) Castle Windsor
7 15 (50.00%) .NET Framework
7 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET
8 14 (46.67%) MVC
9 13 (43.33%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (43.33%) OO
9 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
10 12 (40.00%) Java
10 12 (40.00%) WPF
11 9 (30.00%) Moq
11 9 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (30.00%) Web Design
11 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
11 9 (30.00%) HTML
12 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
12 8 (26.67%) Tomcat
12 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
12 8 (26.67%) Finance
12 8 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (26.67%) Scrum

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (43.33%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (26.67%) OpenStack
2 8 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 8 (26.67%) WebLogic
2 8 (26.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Internet
2 3 (10.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (26.67%) MySQL
2 8 (26.67%) NoSQL
2 8 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 21 (70.00%) NUnit
2 9 (30.00%) Moq
3 8 (26.67%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (100.00%) Developer
2 21 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 14 (46.67%) Senior Developer
4 13 (43.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (43.33%) C# Developer
5 10 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 10 (33.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 10 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
6 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (26.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (26.67%) Full Stack Developer
6 8 (26.67%) Java Developer
7 6 (20.00%) Graduate
7 6 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (20.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (20.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (16.67%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 5 (16.67%) Internet Developer
8 5 (16.67%) Junior .NET Developer
8 5 (16.67%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (73.33%) .NET
2 18 (60.00%) WCF
3 17 (56.67%) Castle Windsor
4 15 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 12 (40.00%) WPF
6 9 (30.00%) HTML
7 8 (26.67%) Ninject
7 8 (26.67%) Spring.NET
7 8 (26.67%) Unity DI Container
8 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 5 (16.67%) WinForms
8 5 (16.67%) XML
9 4 (13.33%) LINQ
9 4 (13.33%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (96.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (70.00%) TDD
3 20 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (56.67%) Inversion of Control
5 14 (46.67%) MVC
6 13 (43.33%) OO
7 9 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (30.00%) Web Design
8 8 (26.67%) Dependency Injection
8 8 (26.67%) Kanban
8 8 (26.67%) MVVM
8 8 (26.67%) Scrum
9 5 (16.67%) Web Application Development
10 4 (13.33%) ETL
10 4 (13.33%) Software Delivery
10 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
10 4 (13.33%) System Testing
11 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
11 1 (3.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) C#
2 12 (40.00%) Java
3 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.67%) SQL
5 4 (13.33%) C++
5 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) VB
6 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Ansible
1 8 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (26.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
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